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referring to people who migrated to another country before their teens or older people migrating to another country then giving birth to children
being raised with their home country's culture and the culture of their new country; they earn the label 'generation 1.5' (or '1.5G' or '1.5 generation')
Notable members of generation 1.5
Elaine Chao (immigrated from Taiwan to U.S. at the age of eight)
Karina Smirnoff (immigrated from Ukraine to U.S. at the age of fourteen)
by twahftr July 06, 2009